Professional Experience 

 

  • Visiting Faculty at School of Architecture and School of Interior Design, CEPT. Ahmedabad, 1992 onwards
  • Visiting Faculty,  Masters course in Transportation Design, at the National Institute of Design Ahmedabad, 2007
  • Matharoo Associates – Ahmedabad, Proprietor since its inception in 1991, and the firm is now 22 years old. Ahmedabad June 1991 Onwards
  • Project Architect and Collaborator with Architecture Studio Architettura e Ing. flli Guschetti in Airolo, Switzerland on Lugano Cultural Center Competition in Switzerland. The project was handled from Switzerland. Airolo, Switzerland Sept - Nov 2000
  • Associate and Collaborating Architect with Hasmukh C. Patel, Architects & Planners, Ahmedabad. On project- to- project basis. Ahmedabad July1995- July1998
  • Architect, Studio Architettura e Ing. flli Guschetti in Airolo, Switzerland. Airolo, Switzerland Sept 1990 – Jan1991
  • Assistant Architect with Architect Michele Arnaboldi, an associate of Arch. Luigi Snozzi, founder members of Tendenza movement in Locarno, Switzerland. Locarno, Switzerland. Dec1989 -June1990
 
 
Other Interests:  
Product design - Is passionate about product design, Automobile design in particular, and has executed the design for Blood Donation Mobile Vans, which are operational in Ahmedabad .He has been carrying out research in Advance Motorcycles with frameless design and alternate front and rear suspension and steering concepts. Global Automobile experts have complimented some of these Concepts.

 

Presentations, Lectures and Workshops

International 

 

  • Speaker at National Architecture Conference Australia May 2014
  • Succulent thighs and other stories
  • University of Hong Kong   Hong Kong April 2014
  • RIBA Award receiving Ceremony London Jan 2013
  • Key note Speaker at Week of Design  
  • Kortrijk,
  • Belgium 26th Jun 2013
  • Succulent thighs and other stories
  • Batlett School of Architecture Bartlett, London Jan 2013
  • Juror at the World Architecture Festival Singapore 2012
  • Speaker at BAQ: “Back to Basics Biennial” Ecuador, South America 20th Nov 2012
  • Speaker at DATUM KFDL Conference 2012 Malaysia 5th July 2012
  • Speaker at New Zealand Institute of Architects Conference 2012 New Zealand 12th Jan 2012
  • Juror at the World Architecture Festival Barcelona 2011
  • Designers Saturday 7 Bangkok 27th Dec 2010
  • RIBA, Emerging Architecture Lecture Series 2010 London 16th Feb 2010
  • Material Formations, Architectural League, NYC. ,U.S.A
  • At the “Emerging Exchanges: New Architectures of India” Conference. New York 28th Apr 2009
  • Presentation of Works for ORDOS 100 Ordos,
  • Inner Mongolia 2008
  • Presentation of works to a group of architects from Ticino and Milan at ‘Equator’ Forum in Milan, Italy Italy 26thOct 2000
  • Lecture and Presentation at Ambri in the office of Architect Giorgio Guscetti, at Architecture Society, Ticino. Switzerland 4thOct 2000
  • Lecture and Slideshow of Works at Khalid Al. Najjar Architects, in Dubai, for the Architects of Dubai Municipality. U.A.E Mar-Apr 2000
National
 

 

  • Speaker and presentation of works given at MSRIT Banglore, May 2015
  • Speaker at Jaipur Architecture Symposium Jaipur January 2015
  • Guest Speaker at Indubhai Parekh School of Architecture, Rajkot, December 2014
  • Succulent thighs and other stories, RFC biennial memorial, Vadodara, 7th Sep 2013
  • Panels displayed at “Emerging” Indo-Korean Inititative Delhi Sep 2013
  • Speaker at MASA Convention Bangalore 21st Sep2013
  • Value Architecture Ahmedabad Management Association Nov 2012
  • International Fellow, RIBA Lecture CEPT, Ahmedabad Oct 2012
  • Eat, Play, Love Discourse Aurangabad Aug 2012
  • Houses of the Holy Shillong May 2012
  • Speaker at 361deg Conference Mumbai March 2012
  • Forum for exchange and excellence in design Pune, Maharashtra 16th Dec 2010
  • RIBA Re-run CEPT, Ahmedabad March 2010
  • IIID Bharuch Bharuch, Gujarat 3rd Feb 2010

 

  • Lecture: Presentation of works given at FEED (Forum for Exchange and Excellence in Design)at Vishwa Bhavan, Pune, on 16th December, 2010
  • Lecture: Presentation at Goa-'Earth Matters' on 25th May, 2010 One day workshop with the students of Goa College of Architecture & CEPT at Goa-"Chapel of the hills"-on 25-07-10.
  • “Being MA-terialistic” Lecture and Slide Show of works and concepts, IED, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat. 4th September, 2009.
  • Material Formations, Architectural League, NYC. At the “Emerging Exchanges: New Architectures of India” Conference, New York, 28th Apr ’09.
  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being: Presentation to International Studio Participants , Sangath, Ahmedabad, 18th March ‘09
  • Of Guzzlers, Polyester and Concrete Jungles, CEPT, Ahmedabad, Jan ‘09
  • Lecture and Slide Show of works, Student Forum, SVIT, Vasad, Sep ‘08
  • Lecture and Slide show of works, MASA, Bangalore, Aug ‘08
  • CII Green Building Congress,  Of Guzzlers, Polyester and Concrete Jungles, Ahmedabad - 31st July,‘08
  • Slide show of works, Zonal NASA,MS College Campus, Baroda, Aug 20, 2007
  • Nature & Phenomenon –A workshop on Nature of phenomenon versus Phenomenon of nature.MS College Campus, Baroda, Aug 20th, 2007
  • Lecture and Slide Show of works, Student Forum CEPT. Campus, Ahmedabad Mar 12, 2004
  • Tensigrity Structures: A 3-day workshop at CEPT. Campus, Ahmedabad with Prof. Satsangi, CEPT. Campus, Ahmedabad  Jan 2003
  • Slide presentations of works at ‘Indian Institute of Architects’ Mangalore Chapter Mangalore Oct 4, 2002
  • ‘Characteristics of Strength versus Strength of Character’. A three-day workshop on lateral thinking conducted on campus. Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal Oct 2002
  • Lecture and Slide Show of works for the students from the 7 schools of Architecture in Pune. Dr. B.N. College of Architecture, Poona Sep 27, 2002
  • Nature & Phenomenon - A three-day workshop on Nature of phenomenon versus Phenomenon of nature. The workshop was on development of Lateral thinking by making installations. Dr. B.N. College of Architecture Campus, Pune. Sep 2002
  • Personality and Thing – A three-day workshop on: Thing about Personality versus Personality in Things. The workshop was on development of Lateral thinking by making installations. CEPT Campus, Ahmedabad. Feb 2002
  • ‘Ashwinikumar Crematorium’. A presentation of project. National Centre for Performing Arts NCPA Mumbai. Mar 2, 01
  • ‘Lecture and Slide Show of works at ‘KRIYA’ for the Annual Festival.
  • Presentation of works to a group of architects from Ticino and Milan at ‘Equator’ Forum in Milan, Italy, 26thOct.’ 00
  • Lecture and Presentation at Ambri in the office of Architect Giorgio Guscetti, at Architecture Society, Ticino. Switzerland, 4thOct.’ 00,
  • Lecture and Slideshow of Works at Khalid Al. Najjar Architects, in Dubai, for the Architects of Dubai Municipality. ,U.A.E , Mar-Apr’00
  • IED, Vallabh vidyanagar, Gujarat. Jan 24, 2000
  • Research Thesis Guide
  • Bio Mimicry, Twinkle Pancholi , 2008
  • Spatial Construct - Study of Museums in Ahmedabad, Kinny Soni, 2008
  • Interactions in design, Nauka Baxi, 2008
  • Mobile Interior of four wheels motorized vehicles: concept and approaches. Chaitali Seth, School of Interior Design, CEPT, 2004
  • Technology & technique in the works of arch. Nicolas Grimshaw. Siddharth Mony, School of Architecture CEPT 2004.
  • District Courts at Anand. Design Thesis. Paramjit Singh, IED, Vidyanagar, Gujarat 2003
  • Amusement Centre - A design for an integrated Entertainment and Recreational Campus.  Design Thesis. Sachin Gandhi, I.E.D Vidyanagar Gujarat 2001
  • Understanding the Change in the Meaning of space from its Spatio – Tectonic Context. Ratna Sutaria, School of Architecture CEPT 2000
  • Palimpsest – Interpretation of Images Reflecting Indian Context in Symbolic and Realistic ways. Amit Vajaria, School of Architecture, CEPT 1999
  • Sarto Almeidio – A Regional Revivalist of Cultural Expressions, Study of a Residence. Abhijit Ekbote, School of Architecture, CEPT. 1998
  • The Fort of Kumbalgarh, A Representative Example of Mediaeval Rajput Architecture. Niraj Patel, School of Architecture, CEPT.1998.
  • Understanding Attitudes – Furniture and Architecture, A Study of Furniture and Architectural Example by Mies Van Der Rohe and Le Corbusier. Dinesh Prajapati, School of Architecture, CEPT 1998
  • Mechanism of Space Making in Relation to Human Size and Perception. Komal Mehta, IED, Vidyanagar, Gujarat 1997
  • Understanding Space and its Experience- Jahaz Mahal, Sarkhej Complex, Mills Owners Building.